Events center makes Pioneer Days special

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Rhett Guthrie, 6, of Clovis reaches for the flag during the Little Buckaroo Rodeo flag competition Monday at the Curry County Special Events Center. Rhett said he has been riding since he was 2. The Little Buckaroo Rodeo continues tonight. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The crown jewel of […]

Tea honors nonagenarians

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Claire Burroughes, left, ties a velvet cape around Nina Luckett as she is crowned queen at a nonagenarian tea for seniors over 90 at the Baxter-Curren Senior Center Tuesday afternoon. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer With some confined to wheelchairs and most dressed to impress, Curry County nonagenarians arrived at […]

First Thanksgiving rooted in act of giving

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist ‘M y hands are small, I know,but they’re not yours, they are my own but they’re not yours, they are my own and I am never broken.” — Jewel.  Well, my hands aren’t really very small. They are — hey, one of the coolest things that happened to me in junior […]

Sasser , Jewel

Jewel A. Sasser Services: Have been held. Jewel A. Sasser, 82, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 6, 1922, in Springer, to George and Lizzie Gleaton Anderson. She married Nolan A. Sasser on July 16, 1944, in Clovis. She was a co-owner of […]

Smith, Jewel Herndon

Jewel Herndon Smith Services: Have been held. Jewel Herndon Smith, 81, of Panama City, Fla., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, in a Panama City hospital. She was born on Feb. 12, 1922, in Altha, Fla., to Wesley and Inez Herndon. She was an active member of the Advent Christian Church while her husband was stationed […]

Trapp, Jewel

Jewel Trapp Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jewel D. Trapp, 88, of Temple, Texas, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in a Temple nursing center. She was born July 17, 1915, in Bell County, Texas, to William Jesse and Eva Pearl Cowan Whiteley. She married William Clyde Trapp on July 22, 1933, in Bell County, Texas. […]

Wright, Jewel

Jewel Wright Services: Have been held. Ms. Jewel Wright, 96, of Belen, died Sunday, July 6, 2003. She was born June 4, 1907, in Mississippi, to James Whinery and Leona Jones. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Belen where she was a dedicated Sunday school teacher for many years. In […]